08/20/04 — Trojan men's soccer team picked sixth in CVAC poll

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Trojan men's soccer team picked sixth in CVAC poll

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on August 20, 2004 2:00 PM

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College is picked seventh in the 2004 Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference Men's Soccer Preseason Poll, it was announced Thursday. The Trojans received 48 points to finish one point behind sixth-place St. Andrews and two points ahead of eighth-place Anderson.

Mount Olive posted an overall record of 7-9-4 last year and finished eighth in the conference standings with a 2-5-3 mark. The Trojans return 11 full-time or part-time starters from last year, including All-CVAC selections Cory Worrell and Erik Small. Worrell is a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School.

Last year's regular season champion Queens was picked first in the poll, followed last year's tournament champion Lees-McRae.

Mount Olive plays host to North Carolina Wesleyan Saturday morning in an exhibition contest. Match time is 11 a.m. at Trojan Field on the campus of Mount Olive College. Mount Olive kicks off its 2004 regular season August 30 as the Trojans play host to North Greenville in non-conference action. Match time is 3 p.m. at Trojan Field.